Professor Rosen, participating by remote connection from Boston, talked about Plato, his life, and his philosophy. He also described life in ancient Athens. Plato, a student of Socrates, lived in the fifth and fourth centuries B.C. and is considered to have been the first writer of political philosophy. A classics book group discussed Plato’s Republic and concepts such as “republic” and “democracy.” They also talked about the relevance of Plato’s thought to today’s society. close
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